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Dan Rugh and his Children

Local biz in da' Burgh: A Q&A with Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press

Commonwealth Press is the perfect example of the Pittsburgh startup dream—an entrepreneurial web designer made good. Learn more about how Dan Rugh translated tech and design skills into a successful branding firm and silk screen press.

Choderwood has an indoor pool that Airbnb guests are welcome to use.

Finding a unique perspective of Pittsburgh through Airbnb

Airbnb is allowing Pittsburghers to redefine the staycation by opening their homes to travelers and helping them to see a more personal view of the Steel City.

Dick Zhang, founder and CEO of Identified Technologies

State of PA: Five companies looking beyond the bottom line

Whether they're disrupting summer reading, crafting a heat-producing window or inventing novel ways to save ink, these five ascendent entrepreneurs are growing their businesses, while also keeping an eye on their social impact.

PNC Bank in Lawrenceville

Over a century of startups: the top ten Pittsburgh-founded businesses of all time

Recently, Pittsburgh has become known as a great city for tech startups, but its history as a prime location for founding a business is much longer. Read on to learn about over 100 years of top businesses that started their booms in the 'Burgh.

Chris Hale

Q&A: Chris Hale of Victory Media talks about what's next for veterans returning home

With five media brands under the Victory Media umbrella, Hale and his troops are working to help veterans bridge the gap between active duty and active employment.

Anne Lopez and Kylie Walker of Romeo Delivers at AlphaLab

The battle for talent: What cities are doing to attract urban professionals

For today's top talent, the job market is only one thing to consider when choosing where to live. They also want a vibrant city to plug into, a creative place where they can network with other smart people, and a dynamic place where they can find their next job.

Lake Erie Wine Country

Vino-vation

Lake Erie vintners are exploring new ways to keep tourists coming to the ever-growing Northwest, Pa. wine region, including more than just grapes.

Downtown Pittsburgh

What smart cities can learn from Pittsburgh

With a culture of collaboration, a willingness to change and a focus on creating the kind of urban environment that attracts creative talent, the Steel City has moved from gritty to green and is now poised for the next wave of growth.

Thread founder Ian Rosenberger

Steel City keeps entrepreneurs coming back

Thanks to a vibrant startup scene and resources such as Innovation Works, PGH is growing in popularity for new companies.

PennLive's new workspace

State of PA: Pennsylvania's coolest workplaces

Pittsburgh's own Wigle Whiskey is on the list!

Mendelssohn, Theo Ackerson and Geoff Sanderson.

Risky Business: Bringing single-screen cinema to Lawrenceville

Against the odds, Botero Development principal Brian Mendelssohn is chancing the success of opening a single screen movie theater in an old rowhouse in Lawrenceville.

Main Street, Carnegie, PA by Lee Paxton

Carnegie: Borough on the brink

As small businesses flock to Carnegie's idyllic Main Street, ten years after Hurricane Ivan flooded their streets, the borough just six miles ouside of Pittsburgh is starting to bounce back.

Tyler Crumrine, the founder of Plays Inverse. Photo by Brian Cohen

Plays Inverse creates a literary experience for readers of the printed play

After years of reading poorly produced editions of his favorite shows, Tyler Crumrine indentified an opportunity to improve the printing quality of theatrical literature by starting a small press here in Pittsburgh.

Dora Walmsley

Four young female entrepreneurs building networks in Pittsburgh

Four young women entrepreneurs, with work that spans from political fundraising to opening a local market, say Pittsburgh is a great city to start a company and make business relationships.

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National Roundup: Pittsburgh's young entrepreneurs, Denver's newest breweries

Pop City is one of 22 publications run by Issue Media Group, a Detroit-based media company. Our sister sites such as Model D in Detroit, Confluence in Denver, Fresh Water in Cleveland and Elevation in Washington D.C. have also been covering the latest in urban innovation and development. This is the first in a monthly series that will aggregate top news from around our network and profile what’s next for cities.
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